Adam Kohl is a freelance naturalist in Wendell, MA available for a range of services
- Field botany
- Nocturnal Lepidoptera surveys
- Consulting for habitat landscaping
- Plant ID and edible plant walks
- Seed collection
- Native plant nursery
- Private & group lessons
2016-Present Owner and operator: native plant nursery, consulting, and field botany business. Wendell, MA
2020-Present Independent researcher of nocturnal moth pollination: with funding from Gegear Lab. UMass Dartmouth
2019-Present Conservation Agent: Town of Wendell, MA (Voting member 2016-’19)
2019-Present Seed collector of common native plant species: Native Plant Trust. Framingham and Whately, MA
2019-Present Field botanist, entomological surveyor, and horticultural consultant: Landscape Interactions LLC. Northampton, MA
2016-Present Field botanist: University of Central Florida for Betsy Von Holle Ph.D’s research at Cape Cod National Seashore.
2018-2020 Presenter: Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) conference on native plant propagation; seed collection walks, and sowing demonstrations
2016-2017 Pollinator habitat designer: in collaboration with Moosewood Ecological (Chesterfield, NH) for Army Corps of Engineers at Otter Brook. Roxbury, NH
2014-2016 Propagation & nursery assistant, plant sales coordinator: New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust). Including designing, building, and maintaining a fern propagation lab.
1997-Present Artist: recording, performing, visual, conceptual, and curating
2019-Present Founder and member: Wendell Pollinator Group. Wendell, MA. Including walks, presentations, garden design & implementation, and planning in collaboration with FRCOG (Franklin Regional Council of Governments)
2018-Present Volunteer contributor of 500+ moth species records to Mass Moths project, including several new species records for Franklin Co., MA.
2016-Present Private researcher: working to document flower visiting and related insects of Wendell, MA in collaboration with J. William Stubblefield PhD
2016-Present Volunteer contributor: ~40 town-level plant records to Bertin R, et. al (2020) Vascular flora of Franklin County, Massachusetts. New England Botanical Club.
2012-2015 Completed coursework: New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust); Field Botany and Horticulture